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Dillon Found His Home on the Diamond in North Haven

 August 27, 2014

Trent Dillon made his high school baseball debut at Branford and did quite well with the Hornets' freshman and JV teams by winning the Best Outstanding Hitter and MVP awards for both squads in each of his first two seasons. However, Trent then moved to North...

NY Edges Ahead of CT in Final Stages of Bluefish Tourney

 August 27, 2014

It was flat calm and that's when the rods went, off claiming one bluefish after another. The surface gave little indication of what was down below, but anglers fishing the weekend's bluefish tournament felt the fury of successive hits. From this flurry of...

The Metamorphosis of High School Athletics

 August 25, 2014

In the past two decades, I have gone from being an active player on the high school athletics circuit to being a spectator who not only sees and reports on the game being played, but gets a look into the coaches’ side as well. This unique perspective...

Lawrence Turns in Solid Summer as Prep Legion Pitcher

 August 20, 2014

Luca Lawrence didn't pitch in middle school this spring, but earned the chance to toe the rubber for North Haven Prep Legion in the recent summer season and proved a quality hurler with Post 76.

This Friday is the Registration Deadilne for $25K Bluefish Tourney

 August 20, 2014

This year is going to be quite interesting when the 'Greatest Bluefish Tournament on Earth' kicks off in view of last year's developments. For those not in the loop, this column on January 22, 2014 ("Cheaters Go Down for the Count") gave kudos to the tournament...

The Great Debate on the Future of Thanksgiving High School Football

 August 20, 2014

Whenever someone mentions Thanksgiving, usually right after one thinks of the food and family gatherings, the thing that is most synonymous with the holiday is football. I can remember growing up in my house and always waiting for those NFL games to begin in...

Centurions Win Sinoway Babe Ruth Championship

 August 18, 2014

The Centurions baseball team recently won the town championship in North Haven’s Max Sinoway Babe Ruth league. The team went 10-6 for the regular season and then won four playoff games to claim the crown. Pictured from left to right are (kneeling) Alex...

NH U-10 Wins Non-District Seabreeze Tourney

 August 18, 2014

The North Haven U-10 baseball squad recently won the non-district Seabreeze Tournament by going 6-1 in the bracket and then upending Branford 18-6 to take the title. Pictured fromleft to right are (back row) coaches Mike Sullivan, Mark Kornacki, Jeff Novicki, Joe...

Madison to Play Host to Two September Obstacle Races

 August 18, 2014

The town of Madison will be hosting two separate obstacle races in the month of September—the Warrior Dash on Saturday, Sept. 20 and the third annual Run the Gauntlet 5K obstacle course race on Sunday, Sept. 28.

Farina Preps for Success with Post 76

 August 13, 2014

Peyton Farina is about to start his freshman year at North Haven and has aspirations of making his mark with Indians' baseball. This summer, Peyton wanted to prep for his next phase on the diamond and so he competed for the Post 76 Prep American Legion squad.

Tennis Teachers Improve the Skill of Shoreline Players

 August 13, 2014

Tennis enthusiasts won't be happy to hear about the sport's recent turn in participation. Players are dropping like flies, fleeing to other sports, or not even giving tennis a chance. But over the last decade, local tennis clubs on the Connecticut shoreline are...

Bluefish are Cranking Things Up in the Sound

 August 13, 2014

As much as there is a devotion to striped bass as a sportfish, there can be no denying the thrill of catching an unrelenting blue. It is the season for such rod-bending, gear-destroying action and with that, comes the challenge of the season's contests. Hooking...

Junior Indians U-10 Claims Gold at Nutmeg Games

 August 11, 2014

The North Haven Junior Indians U-10 baseball team recently won the gold medal in the Connecticut Nutmeg Games at New Britain by earning a 6-1 victory against the Burlington Aces in the championship game.

Locals Help Stingrays Fare Well at Wesleyan

 August 11, 2014

The Soundview Family YMCA Stingrays, a branch of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA, recently competed at the Connecticut Swimming’s Age Group Championship meet at Wesleyan University. The Stingrays had 24 swimmers participating at the meet and placed 19th out of...

Martinez Progresses into All-Around Threat in Softball

 August 6, 2014

Mia Martinez is a versatile athlete who can play any position on the softball field and thrive. That's exactly what Mia did this past season for the Indians' softball squad when she moved from third base to second and was named to the All-Oronoque team.

Sinoway U-13 Babe Ruth Wins Shoreline Championship

 August 6, 2014

The Max Sinoway U-13 Babe Ruth team recently won the 2014 Shoreline championship. North Haven went 16-1 on the campaign and defeated Branford in a best 2-of-3 series to take the title. From left to right are (front) Joe Personeni, Eli Doheny, Ben Sbabo, Alex...

Arnold’s Jewelers Wins Sinoway Majors Rec Championship

 August 6, 2014

The Arnold's Jewelers baseball team recently won the U-12 Majors Rec championship in Max Sinoway Little League. From left to right are squad's athletes in (front) RJ Hager; (middle) Joe Vitale and David Turcio; and (back) Redmond Cahill, Bjesh Vishesh, Noah...

Fishers are Caught Up in Maine’s Sandworm Shortage

 August 6, 2014

Shocker! There is a serious shortage of Maine's seaworms. This continued shortage of worms should not come as a surprise since our column has been blasting the over-harvesting of them for several years. It looks as though Maine's golden goose may be near the end...

Senior Legion Endures Another Tough Season

 August 4, 2014

The 2014 summer season turned out to be another trying one for the North Haven Senior Legion baseball team, which finished with a record of 9-21 and once again missed the State Tournament. Head Coach Charlie Flanagan said that his club’s defensive...

Brockett Made Smooth Move to Center This Summer

 July 30, 2014

Chris Brockett will field any position his coach needs him to and this summer Senior Legion Coach Charlie Flanagan needed Chris in center field, a position he hadn't played in years.

Girls’ U-14 Soccer Reaches Semis of Joe Conte Tourney

 July 30, 2014

The North Haven U-14 girls' soccer squad recently wrapped up a great season in which it reached the semifinals of the Joe Conte Tournament.

Catching Stripes When Other Do Not

 July 30, 2014

August doldrums in July! Weird, isn't it? Yet, for whatever the reason, striped bass are acting as though we are in the middle of August when, here on the Sound, July has had some of the coolest temperatures. That certainly beckons anglers to fish the comfort...

Prep Legion Goes 12-12 for Regular Season

 July 27, 2014

The North Haven Prep Legion baseball team recently wrapped up the regular season in its debut campaign and Coach Chris Farina said he’s pleased with how his athletes performed as they learned more about the game while winning some games.

Farina Pleased with Prep Legion's First Season

 July 25, 2014

The North Haven Prep Legion baseball team is in the home stretch of its debut campaign and Coach Chris Farina said he’s pleased with how his athletes are performing as they’re learning more about the game while winning some games.

Uyeki's Speedy Wheels Keep on Turning

 July 23, 2014

If you go to an Indians' boys' soccer or lacrosse game, try not to blink too much-you might miss Colin Uyeki fly by his opponent and make a game-changing play that propels his team to victory.

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